Top Bridal Expos in 2020

Top Bridal Expos in 2020

Looking for a bridal expo in 2020 that will be fun to attend, make a real impact on your wedding planning, and actually feel worth the investment? Then check out this curated events list filled with highly-rated bridal expos. We made sure to find a wide selection of dates and locations across the United States for you to choose from.

The bridal expos chosen for this list all have high reviews across Yelp, Facebook, and prestigious wedding blogs or otherwise have some unique characteristic that makes them stand out from the crowd. Although we didn’t have room to include every great bridal expo in 2020 on this list, you’ll find plenty of options to get you started below! 

9 of the Top Bridal Expos in 2020 

1. Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Showcase

When: February 17th, 2020

Where: Beverly Hills, California

Held inside the beautiful Four Seasons Beverly Hills, this bridal expo features high-end boutiques, unique and individually owned wedding venues representatives, and more. And it’s hosted by the magazine that shares its name and has won the likes of over 38,000 couples on Facebook

Why You Should Attend: A lot of the vendors and packages offered here are exclusive to the expo and given that the host company is regarded as a wedding authority by fans, it’s a solid investment. 

2. Atlanta LGBTQ Wedding Expo

When: March 1st, 2020

Where: Atlanta, Georgia

Now in its 14th year, the Atlanta LGBTQ wedding expo features plenty of great brands run by other members of the LGBTQ community. 

Why You Should Attend: You’ll get the latest scoop on LGBTQ wedding trends and new ideas for inclusive ceremonies.

3. Texas Bridal & Wedding Expo

When: April 4th and 5th, 2020

Where: Houston, Texas

Over 19,500 followers on Instagram trust the host of this bridal expo to provide them with gorgeous options for weddings of any budget. Some have even said it’s the best bridal expo they’ve ever attended! 

Why You Should Attend: Their event agenda includes topics for before, during, and even after your wedding. Find unique advice about pre-wedding day fitness or even party favors at this Texas-based bridal expo. 

4. Wedding and Wine Expo 

When: May 10th, 2020

Where: Lebanon, Tennessee

Rated 5 out of 5 on Facebook, the Wedding and Wine Expo brings the best of both industries into one space. Taste test your reception wines while exploring packages from vineyards for your ceremony. 

Why You Should Attend: This is a must-attend event for the area’s wine aficionados for obvious reasons, but also because gowns from their highly-regarded wedding fashion show will also be on display. 

5. The Big Fake Wedding

When: July 16th, 2020

Where: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

With rave reviews from attendees and vendors alike across all platforms, The Big Fake Wedding hosts an actual wedding for participants to enjoy while sampling real-life demonstrations from featured vendors. 

Why You Should Attend: Getting to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of your wedding vendors before booking is a rare treat. You get to enjoy this fun and unique bridal expo while also getting all the items on your to-do list checked off. 

6. Summer New Mexico Wedding Expo 

When: August 16th, 2020

Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Reviewers on Yelp warn attendees to come ready to scream and have a good time at this bridal expo. With multiple dates throughout the year, the Summer New Mexico Wedding Expo is just one of the many fun events they have planned. 

Why You Should Attend: Besides their great fashion shows and vendors, attending brides will all receive a $200 gift card.

7. Bellevue Fall Wedding Expo 

When: September 27th, 2020

Where: Bellevue, Washington

This event is hosted by the experts at the Bridal Club and offers informal wedding dress modeling throughout their convention of wedding vendors. 

Why You Should Attend: A major highlight from this event is the fact that attendees will have the opportunity to try on hundreds (yes, hundreds) of bridal gowns from a variety of designers. 

8. The Merrilly Market: Weddings and Gifts that Give Back

When: November 19th, 2020

Where: Fort Worth, Texas

Although tickets aren’t yet available for this bridal expo, we know from past iterations that The Merrily Market is all about charity. This is why admission is free (with suggested donations going towards local women shelters) and their featured vendors all represent their same values. 

Why You Should Attend: If you want a feel-good solution to the commercialism of wedding planning, the Merrilly Market helps make sure your investment goes towards making both your special day and the lives of others beautiful. 

9. New England Bridal Affair

When: December 6th, 2020

Where: Andover, Massachusetts

If you want a wedding with true New England flair, give this bridal expo a try. They lean towards local vendors and venues so you’ll have plenty of authentic options to choose from. 

Why You Should Attend: Some of the venues featured at this bridal expo are exclusive to the event so you won’t have to fight as many other brides for unique spaces or preferred dates. 

Ready to dive headfirst into wedding planning at these great bridal expos in 2020?

Before you buy those tickets, make sure you have get your basics together with our guide on how to plan a wedding so you’ll be focused when you go. 

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